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Re: [Aroid-l] Arum pictum
From: Tony Avent <tony at plantdelights.com> on 2004.11.17 at 17:22:19(12388)|
Arum pictum is superb here and has been hardy so far to 5 degrees F.
At 06:30 PM 11/16/2004 -0800, you wrote:
>Hi folks -|
>Was researching a bit and came across this Arum species. I have not been
>able to find out much information (guess I need to go check the library for
>a copy of The Genus Arum, by Peter Boyce) about this autumn flowering bulb
>(the only one in the genus, apparently).
>Arum pictum appears to be native to Italy, Sardenia, and other western
>Mediterranean areas(?). The flowers are dark burgundy/black and the leaves
>which follow are dark green with lighter veins and a distinct dark red edge
>to the leaf. Here are a couple of photos I've found:
>Does anyone out there have experience with it?
>Thanks in advance,
>h o r t u l u s a p t u s - 'a garden suited to its purpose'
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